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Going Buggy Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Scavenge
South Regional
Crazy bugs will be hiding in the Children’s Library. Can you find them all? Earn a small prize if you do. All ages. Registration is not required.
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Peaceful Coloring

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Peaceful Coloring

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Estates Branch
EB Solarium
Coloring is the latest stress buster. Add your creative coloring skills to the large picture, which will then be hung in the library. Registration is not required.
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Puzzle Therapy

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Estates Branch
Unwind and challenge your brain! Adults are turning to puzzles more and more; the ability to creatively solve problems and think critically is greatly valued in the workforce. Registration is not required.
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Libraries Rock Scavenger hunt

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Scavenge
Immokalee Branch
Join the fun this summer starting in June at the Immokalee Library! Hidden in the library are 20 pictures related to our summer reading theme “Libraries Rock”! Grab your scavenger sheet in the children’s area and start hunting. When you have found all the pictures turn in your sheet to the circulation staff for a small prize.
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Musical Instrument Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Scavenge
South Regional
Find all the hidden pictures in the Children's Library and earn a small prize. Registration is not required
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Peaceful Coloring

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Adult/Teen Coloring
Immokalee Branch
Coloring is the latest stress buster. Add your creative coloring skills to the large picture in the teen are.
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Peaceful Coloring

Friday, June 29, 2018
Estates Branch
Coloring is the latest stress buster. Add your creative coloring skills to the large picture, which will then be hung in the library. Registration is not required.
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Puzzle Therapy

Friday, June 29, 2018
Estates Branch
Unwind and challenge your brain! Adults are turning to puzzles more and more; the ability to creatively solve problems and think critically is greatly valued in the workforce. Registration is not required.
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Contest: Candy Guess

Friday, June 08, 2018
Estates Branch
Use your estimation skills to guess how many pieces of candy are in the jar.  Good luck!  All ages.
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Guitar Mania!

Friday, June 29, 2018
Music and Movement - Kids
Vanderbilt Beach Branch
Help us “rock” the children’s room by decorating beautiful guitars to display in the library. Design another to take home if you want. All supplies will be available. Bring your creative ideas with you! All ages. Registration is not required.
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Libraries Rock! Scavenger Hunt

Friday, June 29, 2018
Scavenge
Vanderbilt Beach Branch
We are hiding lots of pictures in the library. Find them all and earn your prize from a wonderful library staff member. All ages. Registration is not required.

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Scratch and Win!

Friday, June 29, 2018
Vanderbilt Beach Branch
When you check out books from the library, audio books and ebooks count too, get your scratchies from a library staff member. Scratch and find your surprise for every book you check out. Win big or win small! If you get an “OOPS”, try again! The more you read, the more you win. Ages 11-17 years. Registration is not required.
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Libraries Rock Scavenger Hunt

Friday, June 29, 2018
Estates Branch
Pick up your LIBRARIES ROCK scavenger hunt sheet at the Circulation Desk. Leave no stone unturned while searching for the 3 major Rock Types! Pictures are hidden throughout the adult area. Turn in your completed scavenger hunt sheet to the Circulation staff for a small prize. Registration is not required.
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Crafter's Choice

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Headquarters Regional
Headquarters Children's Library

Spring Time Fun! Stop by and choose some spring time crafts to make!

All ages. Registration is not required.



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Wolves in Naples?

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Estates Branch
Estates Large Meeting Room
Shy Wolf Sanctuary is a refuge for wolves, wolf dogs, cougars, and many other animals. Come meet some four legged furry residents of Shy Wolf Sanctuary. Listen to the call the wild of Southwest Florida wild animals. Registration is not required.
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Springtime at the Library!

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose Storytime
East Naples Branch
East Naples Children's Room

Visit the children’s area to read and color spring pictures at your leisure!  Or, use your imagination to create a colorful spring flower from construction paper.  All ages.  Registration is not required.

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Registration is open

The Benefits Of Aquatic Therapy - NCH Health Literacy Seminar

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
South Regional
South Regional Meeting Room
Join Ingrid Gilbert to learn how water improves motion and flexibility, and with the help of buoyancy, makes exercises much easier to perform than on land, taking the pressure off your bones, joints and muscles. It can also reduce stress and anxiety, increase one’s ability to concentrate, enhance a feeling of well-being and confidence, and allow a person in pain to find their center of calm. Registration is required. (90 minutes)
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Holiday-Memorial Day

All Day
Registration is open

Meditation

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Friends of the Library Logo
South Regional
South Regional Meeting Room
Learn how to experience deep relaxation and stress-free living. During these sessions you will learn how meditation can calm your mind and bring peace into your life. Please arrive 10 minutes before class begins. Registration is required. (60 minutes)
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Roads Less Traveled Series: Qinghai Province, China

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Naples Regional
Naples Regional Rees Meeting Room
Learn about China’s most ethnically diverse province. It is remote, mountainous, sparsely populated, and known as China’s “Siberia” due to prison camps and nuclear dumping. But there is much to learn about China’s largest province by land area. Come on in, take a seat, and travel off the beaten path. Seating is available on first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open 30 minutes before presentation. (90 minutes)
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Afternoon Movie

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Naples Regional
Naples Regional Library Den
Looking for a way to spend your afternoon after you’ve finished your homework? Join us for an afternoon movie. Popcorn and water will be served. Middle school age and older. Registration is not required.
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Chess Instruction, K-12

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Chess
Headquarters Regional
Headquarters Children's Library

Join Antonio, as he shares his skills at chess with students entering kindergarten through twelfth grade. Only for beginner players. Registration is not required; space is limited to the first 24 walk-in students.

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Pee Wee Play Dates- Ages 9 months- Pre-K

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friends of the Library Logo
Headquarters Regional
Headquarters Children's Library
Children and their caretakers are invited to a play date! Have fun with our toys and games and listen to music. It's a great opportunity to make friends and discover new activities. Drop-in program, no registration required.
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Captain Joe and the Bottom Feeders

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Friends of the Library Logo
Headquarters Regional
Headquarters Courtyard
The Bottomfeeders are a bluegrass band led by Captain Joe McNichols, who is a fishing guide. Captain Joe asked Sharon Morrison, Pat Morrison and Larry Wicker to join the crew in 2010, and Angela Girdley came aboard in 2017. Registration is not required. This is a courtyard concert so please bring your own chairs. (60 minutes)
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